PENSACOLA, Florida — The world’s largest naval aviation museum has once again earned national recognition. The National Naval Aviation Museum (NNAM), located aboard Pensacola Naval Air Station, was ranked a “Top 20 Museum in the USA” by Yelp in December, confirming its place among the best museums in the country to visit. [Read more…]
The Oakland Aviation Museum in Oakland, Calif., has received a 2014 California Preservation Assessment Project (CPAP) grant from the California Preservation Program (CPP).
SEATTLE — On Nov. 10, the NorthWest Scale Modelers will display a variety of scale models at the Museum of Flight. The exhibit will feature hundreds of model aircraft, cars, tanks, ships, spacecraft and more from NWSM collections. Expert modelers will be on hand to answer all questions about the hobby of scale modeling. The exhibit is open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., and is free with admission to the museum.
When’s the last time you saw three beautifully restored warbirds flying in formation outside of a major airshow?
If you’re lucky enough to be around Everett, Wash., it could be a frequent occurrence. The Flying Heritage Collection located at Snohomish County Airport/Paine Field (PAE) regularly puts its planes in the sky on Fly Free Days.
The 6th anniversary gala for the Pacific Aviation Museum Pearl Harbor is set for Thursday, Dec. 6.
LEXINGTON, Ky. — Kentucky native Fred Keller, whose record of EAA awards earns respect among homebuilders, will be inducted into the Kentucky Aviation Hall of Fame during a ceremony and banquet Oct. 27.
SEATTLE — On Sept. 29 from 4:30 to 10 p.m., the Museum of Flight offers a lecture, cocktail reception and dinner party with speakers in the museum’s B-52 60th Anniversary Symposium. Special guest of the dinner, which is sponsored by Honeywell, is former B-52 test pilot Brien Wygle.
WINDSOR LOCKS, CONN. — The New England Air Museum is hosting a quilt show, “Things with Wings: Airplanes and Quilts,” Sept. 17-23.
The International Women’s Air & Space Museum (IWASM) is hosting its seventh annual Corks in the Concourse pre-airshow party on Friday, Aug. 31, the day before the Cleveland National Air Show kicks off.
This wine-tasting event is held among the museum’s exhibits honoring women in aviation and space history. All proceeds from Corks in the Concourse will go directly to support the museum, officials noted.
“A Handful of Aces,” a symposium discussion with four surviving World War II combat fighter pilots, will be held Saturday, July 7, at Oakland Aviation Museum at Oakland International Airport in California. Q&A session and autograph signing will follow the symposium, which is scheduled for 5 to 9 p.m. Cost: $35 per person (non-members); $25 per person for members.